Modern Australian

Five after-school snack ideas

When the kids get home from school starving, it's a good time to slip something healthy on their plate. We've got five great ideas including muffins, a smoothie, snack balls, fruit dip and quesadillas...

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  • Cauliflower and cheese pasta bake

    This cauliflower pasta bake recipe is sure to become a family dinner staple! Creamy cheese sauce, nutty cauliflower and plenty of crunchy breadcrumbs make this dish a hit with kids and adults alike

    Australian Women's Weekly|Jul 11, 2016

  • Roast garlic and parsnip soup

    Is there anything better than a warming bowl of soup when the weather starts to cool? This roasted parsnip soup gets a welcome punch of flavour from the garlic; a definite winner, in our book.

    Recipes Plus|Jul 11, 2016

  • Chocolate roulade with raspberries

    This wonderfully light recipe uses lower-fat ingredients to recreate a popular dessert, without the added guilt. It's both delicious and visually appealing, making the perfect cake for special occasions.

    Woman's Day|Jul 11, 2016

  • Low-fat pineapple chai fool

    This low-fat dessert combines sweet, tropical pineapple with chai tea spices to create a flavour-packed dessert you won't feel guilty about eating every day. Try serving with creamy yoghurt for a brilliant sweet-treat.

    Woman's Day|Jul 11, 2016

  • Broccoli, pea and tuna shells

    You'll love biting into these large pasta shells to reveal a salty and creamy broccoli, pea and tuna filling. The pasta shells are finished off with a rich, cheesy sauce to create the ultimate mid-week comfort food.

    Woman's Day|Jul 11, 2016

  • Chorizo penne grill

    Jazz up your standard pasta bake by adding chunks of juicy chorizo sausage, creamy feta cheese, salty olives and grilled eggplant for maxium flavour and texture with every dreamy mouthful.

    Woman's Day|Jul 11, 2016

  • Barbecue corn and sausage bakes

    This delicious pasta bake is a great way to get your serving of meat, vegies and hearty carbs, all in one bowl. It's finished off with a creamy, buttery mustard sauce for ultimate flavour, and comfort.

    Woman's Day|Jul 11, 2016

  • Sticky glazed slow-roasted pork

    Jazz up your usual Sunday roast or Christmas dinner with this deliciously sticky Asian spiced pork. It's slow roasted to create a wonderfully tender piece of meat your whole family will love.

    Australian Women's Weekly|Jul 11, 2016

  • Zucchini carbonara frittatas

    Add some texture to your usual frittatas with shreds of zucchini and pasta. We've also added a delicious carbonara-style sauce with cream, bacon and egg for extra flavour.

    Woman's Day|Jul 11, 2016

  • Marinated chilli chickens

    Here's a slightly more interesting take on your average roast chicken. If you're unable to find small chickens, larger ones cut into pieces will do. Adjust the spices to taste.

    Australian Women's Weekly|Jul 11, 2016

  • Veal schnitzels with spiced vegetables

    Jazz up your usual chicken schnitzels by using wonderfully tender veal. Serve your crumbed meat with a side of our spiced mixed vegetables for a quick and easy meal with lots of flavour.

    Woman's Day|Jul 11, 2016

  • Cherry and lemonade fools

    Cherries are gently stewed in lemonade and layered with lemon curd, cream and coconut for this silky cherry fool recipe

    Australian Women's Weekly|Jul 11, 2016

  • Haloumi and avocado bruschetta

    Excite your taste buds with this fresh and delicious haloumi and avocado bruschetta. It makes a brilliant snack, light lunch or dinner or starter to a dinner spread.

    Australian Women's Weekly|Jul 11, 2016